Invitation To Region 7 Tourism Organizations
During Q4 2012, RTO7 is identifying strategic priorities to form the foundation for long-term planning, as well as operational planning over a three-year horizon (for fiscal years April 2013 through March 2016).
To inform these plans, RTO7 invites input from destination marketing and management organizations, from municipal authorities, and from groups or associations with an active interest in tourism and/or tourism-oriented experiences in Bruce, Grey and Simcoe.
RTO7’s provincially defined mandate is to provide leadership and coordination to grow tourism through activities like strategic planning, research, product development, training, investment attraction and marketing. We seek your input and ideas to help position BruceGreySimcoe tourism for success:
  • Issues         Opportunities or challenges of greatest importance to your stakeholders
  • Advice        Collaborative, constructive solutions to address these issues
  • Ideas           To help RTO7 evolve and best serve the interests of the region

How to Participate
Presentations to the RTO7 board of directors and senior staff are invited. You must reserve a time slot and submit your presentation in advance, as outlined below. Reservations will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis.
When and where:
  • 30 minute time slot
  • You must allocate 10 minutes for questions from RTO7
  • Maximum delegation: three persons
  • Presentations will be open to all
Presentations must be:
  • In Microsoft PowerPoint format
  • Submitted electronically in advance
  • Deadline: Friday, October 26, 2012
Please note that subject to interest and demand, RTO7 may identify additional dates for presentations and hopes to make this engagement and idea exchange part of its annual planning process.
To reserve a time slot, submit a presentation or if you have questions, contact:
Cindy Strong                             
Administrative Coordinator                 (705) 888-8728
Presenters and Submissions (click on links)

9:00 - 9:30 2013 Tall Ship Tour
9:30 - 10:00 Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs
10:00 - 10:30 Georgian Triangle Tourist Association
10:45 – 11:15 Town of Midland
11:15 – 11:45 Blue Mountain Village Association
11:45 – 12:15 SUMAC (Sum of Arts & Culture)
1:00 – 1:30 Camping In Ontario
1:30 – 2:00 Regional Tourism Marketing Partners
2:00 – 2:30 Bruce County Tourism
2:45 – 3:15 Tourism Barrie
3:15 – 3:45 Simcoe County Tourism
3:45 – 4:15 Bruce Peninsula Tourist Association
  Town of Innisfil